H.Res. 984 (110th): Expressing support for the designation of July 26, 2008 as “National Day of the Cowboy”.

Introduced:
Feb 13, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Sponsor
Gabrielle Giffords
Representative for Arizona's 8th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Jul 14, 2008
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S.Res. 482 (Related)
A resolution designating July 26, 2008, as “National Day of the American Cowboy”.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
May 20, 2008

S.Res. 450 (Related)
A resolution designating July 26, 2008, as “National Day of the Cowboy”.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2008

 
Status

This simple resolution was agreed to on July 14, 2008. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Progress
Introduced Feb 13, 2008
Referred to Committee Feb 13, 2008
Reported by Committee Jun 12, 2008
Agreed To (Simple Resolution) Jul 14, 2008
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
52 cosponsors (43D, 9R) (show)
Committees

House Oversight and Government Reform

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Notes

H.Res. stands for House simple resolution.

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7/14/2008--Passed House without amendment.
Expresses support for the designation of July 26, 2008, as National Day of the Cowboy.
Encourages the people of the United States to observe the National Day of the Cowboy with appropriate ceremonies and activities.

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